Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, which is easily destroyed in food preparation in the presence of heat and oxygen. The best dietary sources of vitamin C are fresh uncooked fruits, berries and vegetables. The daily regular intake of vitamin C is important because it is poorly stored in the body.
Vitamin C is involved in numerous biochemical reactions in the body. It is an antioxidant that promotes protection of cells from oxidative stress. Vitamin C contributes to the normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones, skin, teeth, cartilage and blood vessels. Intake of vitamin C is useful in stress, exercise and cigarette smoking because vitamin C contributes to the reduction tiredness and fatique, normal function of nervous system and psychological function.
Vitamin C plays an important role in immunity enhancing a normal function of immune system (=body’s defense against bacteria and viruses) also during and after intense physical exercise. In order to achive the benefit, athletes and subjects performing physical exercise should consume 200 mg vitamin C daily in addition to the usual diet. VITA C-tablet is useful to take with a meal because vitamin C also increases the absorption of iron.
A food supplement is not a substitute for a varied and balaned diet and healthy lifestyle.
For adults 1-2 tablets a day swallowed with water.
Daily dose 1-2 tablets contain:
Vitamin C 500-1000 mg
L-ascorbic acid, bulking agents (cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium salts of fatty acids, silicon dioxide), glazing agents (polydextrose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, polyethylen glycol), colour (titanium dioxide).
50, 100 ja 200 tablets.
Chewing tablet 100 tablets.
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